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  • Frankie.

    February 04 2020 – Mercantile London

    Frankie.

    Frankie. (the name comes from a childhood nickname) was launched in 2015 by Elodie,  a French designer/maker originally from Bordeaux and now based in London. The idea behind the range of unisex denim jackets was to give a second life to vintage materials, creating sustainable products that would be original, timeless and transcend seasons. Each creation is handmade in her...

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  • What goes around comes around - Frankie.

    March 05 2019 – Mercantile London

    What goes around comes around - Frankie.

                          Where does the name Frankie. come from? Frankie. is my nickname, it comes from my name Elodie Franchitti. What made you start recycling denim? I'm a big fan of denim and I love playing with the different shapes and washes. I've always loved to reuse unique pieces to make one...

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  • Young Designers series - Frankie

    June 13 2017 – Mercantile London

    Young Designers series - Frankie

    As part of our current young designers series, focusing on fledgling businesses we took five minutes to sit down with Elodie of Frankie. French born designer Elodie is now based in London, producing pieces from discovered vintage tapestries and treasure-finds. Each of which is completely unique and made with "great love".     Sum up Frankie in five words ? Handcrafted,...

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